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Delaware County Public Health Releases Latest COVID Stats

Delaware County Public Health has released its latest COVID-19 statistics.

As of Tuesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 11.6% – down from last week’s rate of 13.4%. A total of 103 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – up from the 76 new cases reported the week before.

Delaware County Public Health is no longer providing the number of hospitalizations or deaths in their weekly reports. Their department says as of Tuesday, 73% of patients in Iowa who are hospitalized with COVID are unvaccinated and 27% are vaccinated.

Delaware County’s vaccine rate for ages 12 and up is now 58.9%. Iowa’s overall vaccine rate is 66.5%.

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